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Chelsea chief Flo: Haaland can handle English football

Chelsea loan chief Tore Andre Flo has no doubts fellow Norwegian Erling Haaland can handle a move to Stamford Bridge.

Borussia Dortmund striker Haaland has been linked with a move to England and Chelsea are raising money to fund a bid after making the 21-year-old their top target.

“I don't think he would have much problem adapting to English football," Flo told bookmakers.co.uk.

“The culture over in England is quite similar and the way of living for someone coming from Norway would be quite easy, or at least it was for me. We all already speak the language quite well, so there should be no problem there.

“Obviously, on the pitch, it can be much tougher because it's a very tough league, tougher than any other in the world I think.

“That is the biggest challenge for players coming from Scandinavia. But then that's a challenge for most players coming to the Premier League from other countries."

“I think pretty much any club would be a good fit for him because he's an exceptionally good player and has scored a lot of goals.

“He seems to just get better and better. With what he's shown so far, especially in the Champions League against all types of very good opposition, he's proven that he can score goals at any level."

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